Interim manager operations/ Project Manager

Interim manager operations/ Project Manager

Work Experience

2016 – present Partner, UC logistics & fulfilment
Senior partner working in project management, interim management and consultancy. UC is an entrepreneurial partnership delivering innovative solutions through co-creation. Customers mainly are medium and large Shippers/ Manufacturers, Logistics Service Providers and Retailers.
Assignments UC logistics & fulfilment:
2016 – 2016 Project Manager Strategic Investment Project, European Parcel Service. Realised project start-up: Set up project management structure, on-boarding of board and stakeholders, connect with corporate support organizations, concept design, startup of tenders.

2001 – 2016 Principal Lean SixSigma Consultant, LeanConsult, Bunnik
Senior project/ interim manager in the area of process improvement, performance improvement and sustainable cooperation between internal and external supply chain partners.
Customers are large and smaller industrial companies, FMCG producers, service organizations and hospitals. I always focus my approach, intensity and speed on customers’ expectations in a balanced way so optimal result will follow.
Assignments LeanConsult:
2016 – present Freelance Trainer, Business University. Delivering lectures and workshops for groups of managers developing themselves at the university. Both individual and corporate programs.
2015 – present Trainer/ Consultant, European Component & Spare Parts Distributor/ Wholeseller. Training and consulting their international facilities and local management in Lean Six Sigma to facilitate further growth of customer base and valued services.
2004 – present Originator/ Business Partner of mobile device based Service Management Solution for hospitals and large facility management. Initiating contracts, provide training/ organisational development.
2015 – 2016 Initiator & Co-author of the VLM report. “Spare parts supply chain benchmark for rolling equipment” (Plan for Publishment october 2016)
2015 – 2016 Management Consultant, Top Clinical Hospital. Quick Scan, GAP Analysis and action planning of pharmacy operations concerning the EPIC readiness for the april 1st, 2016 implementation.
2014 – 2015 Lean Implementation Project Manager, Bulk Fuel Network Carrier, supply chain handler, main player in local market. Training and coaching of projectleaders, engagement of middle management and team members. Program design and wave definition of multiple waves containing Lean Six Sigma and compliance projects.
2014 – 2015 Associate Trainer/Consultant, Local mid sized consultancy company specialized in Lean and Six Sigma training/ consulting. Associated with this consulting firm as their flexible capacity and taking on more complex consulting assignments.
2012 – 2015 Lead Consultant Lean Management, Large branche-organization. Working for various member companies on different assignments.
2009 – 2014 Interim Master Black Belt, Top ranked Oil Company.
Define and execute Lean SixSigma implementation. Support continuous improvement cycle after implementation. Design, set up and get-to-run Lean Six Sigma strategic roll out. Coaching of belts, project leaders, process owners and directors.
2008 – 2013 Associate Lead Consultant, International Six Sigma Consulting Company. Fulfilled the role of their Dutch/ European LSS MBB in Oil&Gas business focussing on maintenance processes.
2012 – 2012 Lean Trainer – Consultant, Real Estate Company.
Generate more efficient facility management systems, based on Lean. Responsible for training, program initiation, lean belt coaching and project results. Doubled efficiency and quality of facility management processes.
2011 – 2011 Consultant Offshore Windmill Jacket Manufacturing Project. Contributed to feasibility study of jacket fabrication providing Lean viewpoints and co-designed flow manufacturing model for 200 jacket/ annum in construction site on NorthSea shore.
2010 – 2011 Interim Manager Logistics and Purchasing, General Hospital
2009 – 2009 Lean trainer, Top Clinical Hospital. Executed initial trainings for
Board Members, Doctors and Management.
2009 – 2011 Interim Coach for (Master) Black Belts, Global Logistics Player. Deliver coaching services to (Master) Black Belts, provide them with feedback on competencies, events, interventions and workshops. Provide consulting to Master Black Belts and senior management on Lean Sigma program set-up and program management.
2008 – 2009 Projectmanager, University Medical Hospital.
Set up process improvement structure. Set up program management . Lead Project inpatient transportation system. Strategic consulting concerning supply chain logistics and inpatient logistics.
2007 – 2009 Interim Supply Chain Manager, OEM Sustainable Energy Products.
Line design and distribution concept, sourcing and contracting. Consulting on feasibility of new ventures. Project leader definition phase of implementation of Lean Product Life Cycle Management.
2007 – 2008 Interim Manager Production, Supplier truck/automotive.
Performance improvement, Implementation Lean manufacturing. Principal Consultant to group management concerning mfg strategy.
2007 – 2008 Interim Manager Production, Retail Supplier, Fresh Food
Performance improvement production, Management Team formation, strategic consulting on international expansion. Facilitator to selection process new board of directors.
2003 – 2007 Interim Manager Logistics and Purchasing, Top-clinical hospital.
Professionalise departments. Realise savings, set-up customer & supplier management, contractmanagement, warehousing, internal distribution and inpatient transportation.
Other Experiences:

2000 – 2001 Director Manufacturing, Microtronic, Amsterdam NL.
Supplier to hearing aids/Mobile phone market. Two factories in NL and PL, lead 700 people. Implemented Lean and remote management, Concorde ERP system, ISO 9001
1996 - 2000 Operations Manager, Eaton Mirror Controls Division, Montfoort, NL
Tier 2 Automotive supplier, lead 250 people. Implemented Lean and Six Sigma, Oracle, QS9000 (ISO/TS)
1992 - 1996 Plantmanager, Sara Lee/DE-Grada, Breda, NL
Retail supplier liquid detergents. Lead 120 people. Implement SMED/ OEE
1991-1992 Production Manager, Polygram Record Service, Baarn, NL
Entertainment OEM FMCG. Lead 100 people. Implement JIT manufacturing according to Eliyahu Goldratt TOC Philosophy.
1984 - 1991 Senior proces engineer, Philips Semiconductors, Nijmegen
Semiconductor industry. Lead 13 people. Implemented SPC, TPM, 5S, ISO 9000 (Ford Q1)


2009 Master Black Belt, London
1999 Management Leadership training Moverum, Amsterdam
1999 Training Lean Manufacturing II, Monaco
1999 Six Sigma champion training, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
1998 Management training Gustav Käser, Montfoort
1998 Eaton Philosophy Training, Montfoort
1998 SPC training, Montfoort
1997 Training Lean Manufacturing, Bingen, Duitsland
1997 QS9000 training, Montfoort
1996 8D problem solving training, Montfoort
1993 -1994 Management training Gustav Käser, Breda
1988 -1991 Post Bach./Master Business Management , Arnhem
1989 Project Management, Philips Semiconductors, Nijmegen
1988 Business Management, Philips Semiconductors, Nijmegen
1981 - 1984 HTS - Chemische Technologie, Amsterdam
1978 - 1981 MTS -Procestechniek, Arnhem
1970 - 1977 HAVO, Revius Lyceum, Doorn


Project management
Performance Management
Change Management